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Dogs: Imports

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 63213, tabled on 6 February 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many prosecutions there have been in respect of non-compliant dogs and puppies entering the UK via Dover or the Eurotunnel in (a) 2012, (b) 2013, (c) 2014, (d) 2015 and (e) 2016.

Answered on

9 February 2017

The number of prosecutions in respect of non-compliant dogs and puppies entering England and Wales are set out below.

Year

Number of Prosecutions *

2012

7

2013

5

2014

5

2015

4

2016

5

*It is not possible to know from the returns where these non-compliances were identified (e.g. at Dover or Eurotunnel or elsewhere - including by air).

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) does not gather, collate or hold this data for Scotland or Northern Ireland.

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